The Healthcare team at Daisy Villa

Practice Manager/Reception/Dispensing Staff

When you phone or visit the surgery the first people you will speak to will be the reception/dispensing staff. They are Mous Van Gelder, Pam Thomson, Suzanne Parker, Susan Wishart, and Shevaun Rosie. They will deal with your requests and questions and any information left with them is treated in strictest confidence. Lorna Whyte is the Practice Manager and  oversees the smooth running of the practice.


General Practitioners

Dr Catriona Kemp and Dr Simon Kemp work as a job share in the single handed practice. Dr Norena McAdam covers the leave periods for Drs Kemp. 

Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Clare Fogarty our Advanced Nurse Practitioner holds daily clinics. All clinics are by appointment, so please telephone the surgery and the reception staff will give you an appointment time.
Practice Nurse
Karen Robertson our Practice Nurse holds daily clinics. All clinics are by appointment, so please telephone the surgery and the reception staff will give you an appointment time.
Phlebotomy Clinic (Bloods)
Susan Wishart and Jan Flett (relief phlebotomist) are the phlebotomists and work Tuesday and Thursday 9:30 to 12:00
Community Nurses    

Community Nurses provide a service to those patients that have a nursing need within their home setting. The East team Community Nursing team is based at the Balfour Hospital, Kirkwall and also have a base at Daisy Villa Surgery. The community nursing service operates 7 days a week 08:30 - 17:00 hours, can be contacted by telephoning 01856 831513 or 01856 888191, (answer phone if nurses out on calls) . There is an out of hours community nursing service which can be contacted via NHS24 on Free call 111. Sylvia Tomison is the main community nurse.

Health Visitor 
The Ola Heath Visiting Team can be contacted on 01856 888115
To book an appointment please call 01856 888236.
Community Mental Health  
The Community mental health team can be contacted directly on 01856 888280. Patients can self refer and can be referred by their doctor. The teams remit includes assessment and management of mental health conditions, dementia, drug abuse and alcohol abuse. The team comprises of a psychiatrist, community psychiatrist nurses, psychologist and drug/alcohol specialist nurses. We will shortly have a visiting Community Psychiatric Nurse and appointments can be booked directly by contacting the surgery on 01856 831206.
Community Link Worker
Linsay Drever is Daisy Villa's Community Link Worker. Her role is to help you find out about, and access services to improve your health and well being. Services might include: accessing community groups, advice about money and benefits, coping as a carer or housing. She can also put you in touch with services that can help you talk through your worries or problems, such as isolation, loneliness or relationship difficulties. To access this service please ask your GP or Practice Nurse.
Lyndsay Steel is Daisy Villa's Primary Care Pharmacist. She assesses patients medications, focusing on maximising benefit and minimising risk associated with medicines as well as making the best use of resources allocated for medicines. If you have any questions regarding your medication, you can book an appointment with Lindsay by calling Daisy Villa reception on 01856 831206.